Results for mental health

10 Cognitive Benefits of Astaxanthin and Lutein

Both astaxanthin and lutein, two powerful carotenoids found in a variety of fruits, vegetables and other foods, have proven brain-boosting and cognitive enhancing abilities. Research suggests lutein and astaxanthin may decrease the risk of various cognitive disorders and improve visual function in both young and aging adults

20 Million Schoolchildren Have Been Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs Known to Cause Suicidal Thoughts

A news article published in 2017 reported that, according to the latest data, a staggering 12.7 percent of all US citizens over the age of 12 were taking antidepressants. Thrive Global, who reported these figures, stated that:

23 Natural Alternatives for Depression

23 Natural Alternatives for Depression

Many people have struggled with feelings of depression, feelings of general sadness, or intense sorrow and grief. Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their nutritive and holistic benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our mental health. Here are 23 natural substances which can help to optimize our biochemistry, neurotransmitters and address nutrient deficiencies.

5 Foods That Can Cause Depression


Originally published on www.kellybroganmd.com

The food you eat directly affects your brain

Antidepressant Effects of Ayahuasca

One study highlights the efficacy of Ayahuasca, a native Amazonian plant, as a powerful antidepressant in treatment-resistant depression

A study published in Psychological Medicine found a positive correlation between a single dose of ayahuasca and a significant and rapid reduction in depression severity amongst patients with moderate to severe depression.[i]

Are You Ready for Digital Pills?

What could possibly go wrong with swallowing tracking microchips with already highly toxic pharmaceuticals? 

Aromatherapy and Massage Relieve Depression, In Clinical Study

We all know that getting a massage is relaxing and that scents such as lavender and sweet orange smell great, but did you know that these simple, sensual modalities may be a pathway out of depression?

Boost Brain Function and Blood Flow With This 'Fruit' Extract

Boost Your Memory With This Sweet and Refreshing Treat

Research confirms the power of a simple dietary change in improving memory problems in middle-aged and older adults

Canola Oil Increases Memory Loss

Think your cooking oil is safe and healthy? Canola oil producers claim that it's the healthiest oil you can use, but science begs to differ. Unless significant weight gain and diminished memory are your idea of good health!

Childhood Trauma May Lead to Adult Disease

U.S. health officials find a strong link between early instances of childhood trauma and adult chronic diseases ranging from heart disease and asthma to kidney disease and depression

Could the Flu Shot Make You Depressed?


Originally published on kellybroganmd.com

Did your doctor or friendly pharmacist tell you that the flu vaccine could put your mental health at risk?

Deprescribing: Are You Better off Medication Free?


Originally published on www.kellybroganmd.com

I know that strategic medication tapering can be a ticket to an authentic experience of yourself. I get feedback like this, every week:

Depressed Cancer Survivors Have Increased Risk of Death, Opioid Use

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a trigger for feelings of depression and anxiety, and you also need to manage pain. But mental health conditions may not only increase opioid use but also risk of death. Learn how this common pain medication may become deadly when you're depressed

Depression: It's Not Your Serotonin

Depression: It's Not Your Serotonin

Millions believe depression is caused by 'serotonin deficiency,' but where is the science in support of this theory?

"Depression is a serious medical condition that may be due to a chemical imbalance, and Zoloft works to correct this imbalance."

Herein lies the serotonin myth.

How to OWN YOUR SELF - Kelly Brogan, MD

New York Times best-selling author presents a radical alternative to psychotropic meds: discerning the meaning in your symptoms and your struggle as a way to reclaim your health and your self

For years, we've been telling ourselves that our difficult feelings--sadness, rage, shame, intensity, worry--are somehow "not okay." And, all too often, we've relied on the promise of pharmaceuticals to tamp them down. The fact is, though, that these feelings are a vital part of our experience. They are real. And those of us who feel them most strongly are the canaries in the coalmine--sensitive to things that are seriously wrong in the world today.

Is Your Diet Making You Moody?

Is Your Diet Making You Moody?

How many people do you know who are on a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet? How many people do you know who are on antidepressants? Could there be a link?

Julia Ross, a clinical psychologist and author of The Mood Cure, sees a connection between the skyrocketing rates of depression and the diet obsession in this country. Statistics show:

More Psychiatry and More Psychiatric Medications Means More Mass Shootings


Originally published on www.madinamerica.com

Natural Solutions for The Double Burden of Depression & Anxiety

As if depression or anxiety is not enough to deal with, many people have to deal with both. Alarmingly, about 85% of people with depression also experience some anxiety; about 90% of people with anxiety suffer some depression (Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2016;266(8):725–736). When people suffer from depression and anxiety simultaneously, the condition is more disabling and harder to treat

New Study Reveals Alzheimer's Supplement Can Trigger a Lucid Dream


Originally published on www.humanoriginproject.com

A supplement that stops the breakdown of the acetylcholine neurotransmitter in the brain is a useful technique to trigger lucid dreams

Positive Effects of Blueberries on Mood in Children and Young Adults


Originally published on www.doctormurray.com

What if in the treatment of depression, food prescriptions replaced antidepressant drugs?

There are so many nutritional approaches and natural products with proven clinical benefit in boosting positive mood that it is only a matter of time. A new study with blueberries is quite interesting as it looked at the impact of blueberry consumption on higher brain function and mood in children and young adults.

Single Dose of CBD Resets Schizophrenic Brains

Treatments for sufferers of schizophrenia have not advanced significantly in the last fifty years. But there is new cause for hope in the form of a plant-based treatment that can reset the brains of psychosis sufferers back to normal levels in a single dose

Individuals suffering with conditions like schizophrenia show distinct symptoms in functional brain scans. But what causes episodes like psychosis, and are existing treatments meeting the needs of the affected?

Stress and Why I Don’t Do Salivary Cortisol Tests Anymore


Originally published on www.
kellybroganmd.com

Stress: Is it real or imagined?

That Naughty Little Pill: Birth Control Side Effects


Originally published on www.madinamerica.com

Are You On the Pill?

The Only Way to Cure Depression


Originally published on www.healthicine.org

Depression can be cured. Unfortunately, it cannot be cured in current medical theory and as a result, it cannot be cured in current medical practice.

It's interesting because years ago, depression was widely considered curable. Now, it's incurable. How did this happen?

Part of the problem is that depression can be a symptom or a disease.

The Science of Ayahuasca

A plant native to the Amazonian jungles has been used by the indigenous population for generations untold for physical, spiritual and emotional health. Now, the science is beginning to prove its efficacy

If you're interested in alternative medicine and deep spiritual work, you've probably caught wind of a hard to pronounce, and very powerful purification rite called Ayahuasca. This ancient A word is Quechua in origin and refers both to an Amazonian healing ceremony and also the sacred beverage that is drank during it.

Top 5 Secret Weapons for Managing Stress

Top 5 Secret Weapons for Managing Stress

Originally published on thedempsterclinic.com.

Gone are the days where we don't look at the mind body connection. The more research that rolls out the more we see it as the ABSOLUTE connection needed to bridge the gap not only for treatment of, but also in prevention of the many diseases including chronic stress.

I want to share a personal story with you. This past year has been one filled with many incredible blessings, memories, beautiful and hilarious moments. It has also been the most stressful 12 months of my life.

Understanding The Sickness of the American Psyche

The Sickness of the American Psyche

There is a deep sickness beginning to take hold of the American psyche that threatens to undermine the already shaken stability of the lives of everyone in this country. 

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WHO: Five Ways to Boost Immunity to Fight COVID-19

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General shared five tips to look after your physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The suggestions may not only protect your health in the long-term but could also help you fight COVID-19 if you become ill

In a media briefing held March 20, 2020, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave advice for individuals around the world who are "adjusting to a new reality" during various levels of quarantine imposed to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).[i]

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